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Hi everyone,

Unfortunately 2 of my Delta AFB1212SHE-F00 just went dead yesterday night, the good news is, I'll be able to get new fans! I was looking at these, are they any good? I'll be using one for Xigmatek S1283 and the other for case exhaust. Any suggestions or recommendations are welcomed.

P.S: Two Conditions: Must be available in NCIX.com, 38mm in size

Edit: Another question, I'll be using these to extend the length of the cable, but the female molex connector from my fan controller only has the power and the gnd cord, is that ok?

Edit2: What kind of fan extension will work with the fan above and this fan controller?


Update:

Just got these fans installed today, had to put a fan grill on to prevent accidents. They seem to undervolt extremely well in my opinion. Under 7V they wouldn't tick at all and it seems to push a fair amount of air with bearable noises. At max they're screaming, and the airflow is insane. On the other hand, I haven't had experience with many fans, so count this in when you consider my opinion. If there's any other info you would like to know from me, feel free to ask.
Edited by Platinum - 12/16/09 at 11:43pm
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post #2 of 20
Wow, given the fan that just died, I can't argue with going with the one you linked to. They're real monsters, and that one's PWM, so it should be OK.
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I'll be hooking them to a fan controller.
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Yeah, that'll be good, then. Just make sure the controller can handle it.
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Yeah, that'll be good, then. Just make sure the controller can handle it.
It delivers up to 20W per channel, and these ones suck 19.6W; a close one, but should be fine I suppose. Thanks and +Rep.
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Originally Posted by Platinum View Post
It delivers up to 20W per channel, and these ones suck 19.6W; a close one, but should be fine I suppose. Thanks and +Rep.
Yeah that thing is a beast, let us know what you think of the sound of it and how well it undervolts.
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post #7 of 20
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Yeah that thing is a beast, let us know what you think of the sound of it and how well it undervolts.
Will do, the ones I had(Delta AFB1212SHE-F00) ticks when undervolting though. Not recommended.
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New question, see first post.
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That kind of cable won't work, you'll have to use this.
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post #10 of 20
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Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post
That kind of cable won't work, you'll have to use this.
Backorder at the moment, I'll post a msg to check stock, any other alternative options?

P.S: Doesn't have to be from NCIX, other Canadian Retailers are fine.
Edited by Platinum - 12/11/09 at 2:20pm
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